If I were to choose a country which had politics that I like, he said, I would not live anywhere.
Márquez, Gabriel García. Interview. The Atlantic,
1, January 1973. (via wordsnquotes
I didn’t realize how badly I was treated until someone started treating me with respect.
I am afraid of getting older. I am afraid of getting married. Spare me from cooking three meals a day—spare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote. I want to be free… I want, I want to think, to be omniscient.
Sylvia Plath written in 1949 at age 17 (via birthofasupervillain